Here you can find an overview of the research projects I have worked on between 2005-present as an undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoc, and senior scientist:


Janelia Research Campus (2019-present)

Research areas: Advanced light microscopy, super-resolution microscopy, single-molecule imaging, computational modeling, and image/data analysis

This section will include all projects executed as a research specialist at the Advanced Imaging Center at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus:
(15) Snapshop Hyperspectral MFM »
(14) Improving the depth range of the iPALM (deep-iPALM) »
(13) Integrating machine learning strategies for the iPALM »
(12) Collaborations with AIC visitors »


National Institute of Health (2017-2018)

Research areas: Super-resolution microscopy, single-molecule imaging, gene expression, computational modeling and data analysis

This section includes all projects during my postdoctoral research stay at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD (Unites States):
(11) Designing and building a microscope for live-cell 5-color single-molecule transcription imaging in eukaryotic cells »


Max Planck Institute (2010-2016)

Research areas: Super-resolution microscopy (4Pi microscopy, RESOLFT, (iso)STED), computational modeling and data analysis

This section includes my PhD thesis carried out in the Department of NanoBiophotonics of Prof Stefan Hell at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany:
(10) Designing and building a 4Pi-RESOLFT nanoscope (PhD thesis) »
(9) 3D in situ imaging of block copolymers nanostructures with the isoSTED » »
(8) Imaging synaptic vesicles release of neurotransmitter with the isoSTED »


Technical University of Munich (2005-2009)

Research areas: Correlative microscopy, cryo-electron tomography, cryo-fluorescence microscopy, rheometry, FLIC microscopy, neuron scattering, atomic force microscopy, biomedical imaging (positron emission tomography), computational modeling and data analysis

This section includes all projects during my undergraduate studies at the Technical University of Munich, Germany:
(7) Correlative microscopy at liquid nitrogen temperatures (master thesis – Diplomarbeit) »
(6) Rheometer measurements of cytoskeleton and biopolymer networks »
(5) FLIC measurements of HEK cells »
(4) Measuring protein dynamics by neutron scattering »
(3) Analysis of DNA with an AFM »
(2) Performance evaluation of an animal PET scanner »
(1) Data analysis of water levels of the Baltic Sea »


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